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Fast Company editor-in-chief to present York College Eichelberger Business Lecture on Oct. 25

October 04, 2016
Robert Safian, editor-in-chief of the award-winning business magazine Fast Company
Robert Safian, editor-in-chief of the award-winning business magazine, Fast Company.

The editor-in-chief of the award-winning business magazine Fast Company will present “Lessons of the World’s Most Innovative Companies” at 7 p.m., Oct. 25, in the Waldner Performing Arts Center. Robert Safian’s talk, sponsored by the Chloé Eichelberger Business Education Series, is open to the public free of charge. A question-and-answer session will follow the lecture.

Safian is also managing director of Fast Company and its digital and live-event affiliates. He oversees all editorial operations and guides the organization’s advertising, marketing, and consumer-engagement efforts. The magazine won the National Magazine Award for Magazine of the Year in 2014.

Named Editor of the Year by Adweek in 2009, Safian also served as executive editor for Time and Fortune and headed Money as its chief editor for six years.

The Chloé Eichelberger Business Education Series sponsors lectures relevant to business education through an endowment to the College from a local entrepreneur.

A private college located in southcentral Pennsylvania, York College offers more than 50 baccalaureate majors in professional programs, the sciences and humanities to its 4,400 undergraduate students. The College also offers master's programs in business, education and nursing, and a doctorate in nursing practice. York College students enjoy a high-quality education that emphasizes practical application and a community invested in their success. The College provides a personal plan to help students focus their passions and attain their goals so they are prepared for a lifetime of meaningful careers – ready to meet the challenges of their profession and feeling confident and proud of their achievements.